Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Jeff The Pink Penguin

by Nielz - Jam Entry

You’re playing as Jeff, a pink penguin with a gun.
In our game there erupted a very unexpected, zombie “something” in Jeff’s garden, which made zombies continue coming out of nowhere…
Jeff is pretty clever so, the first thing he does is running into the garden, locks the doors so he can’t come back in, and then starts shooting at the zombies…

(The zombies can’t come anywhere else in the world, than the backyard)

Some guy continues, throwing guns and strange steroids down at Jeff as he’s running around shooting zombies…

You can play the game in the “Unity Web Player”, here “Link“.

Use “W-A-S-D” to move, and “Left Click” or “Space” for shooting.


Downloads and Links




nallic says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:42pm

Wow - cool game !

Now I know how Austin Powers got his idea of suit colour !

Nielz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:05pm

Haha, thanks a lot! ^_^

AlSweigart says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:13pm

Controls were kind of hard to manage, but the minimalist graphics were well used and the explosion effect was nice.

Blockers says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:17pm

i love the clean minimal style you have going on here :D
if anything needs to be touched up, i'd say the controls were a bit clunky to get used to (the turning)-- but after that, this is a really solid game!

Nardom says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:22pm

Loved the penguin. So simple, yet recognizable right away.

It feels a bit punishing to die right away when you get hit. The controls made it quite challenging because turning is a luxury you don't have time for most of the time (not without moving forward / backward), but you sometimes have to because you use it to aim as well.

Nice game overall!

(btw: I could not keep the iframe version above running in fullscreen, on click it would exit fullscreen again)

skeeto says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:40pm

Nice graphics.

Turning is painfully slow, though! I don't think this control scheme works well.

Nielz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:58pm

I'm sorry about the controls, the rotation used to be slower though, and we tried to fix it.

Thanks for the feedback, I'm really happy about that!


pancakecity says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:08am

Nice effort! Controls stopped working on fullscreen in chrome

Nielz says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:44am

Thanks! ^_^

Sorry about the controls..

LeReveur says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:50pm

Argh ! A PINK penguin ! XD

Just kidding, not a bad idea, and nice work. :)

Saturnyn says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 1:10pm

Nice work, clean design, I just wished the controls were a bit more responsive.

LTyrosine says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:34am

Cool game. Better if the penguin turns a little faster. Sound would improve things a lot.

Nielz says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 1:59pm

We made a second one (not for the Ludum Dare), and improved some stuff based on the feedback!

If you want, you can find the second one, on our Facebook page, .

Thanks a lot for the feedback! ^_^

Dec 17, 2014 @ 2:31pm

Would have to agree with some others that the control scheme is a little awkward, but it's pretty fun otherwise, well done!

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 2:44pm

i loved it

Nielz says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 8:07pm

Thanks ^_^

pht59x says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 6:42am

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elvaq says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:46am

Link was broken for me too but I went to the parent web site and played.

Pretty nice! Powerups add a nice variety to the game. I don't mind the tank controls, reminds me of Resident Evil haha. But yeah, the game was fun, if not original. Would love to see your next game with more graphics and sound too!

elvaq says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:48am

For anyone wondering, the address I found is

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